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What do you mean by 'even in this'?

BTW, I did some edits above

One thing you definitely have to keep in mind is that higher levels of AA will never cause AA to be applied to more of the scene (unless you use TRSSAA). IOW, if there's no AA on a particular thing (like something in the horizon) when AA is at 2x, it's not going to be applied to that thing at 32xAA either.

AA is such a costly process that all engines that support AA have optimizations so that AA is applied only selectively ... usually that means only what they call 'alpha' textures get AA applied to them. Things that are 'see through' like chain-link fences are not Alpha textures. That's why, in order to get AA on these objects you use 'Transparency' AA. And it's possible that that things far off in the distance won't get AA applied no matter what you do.
How would I apply TRSSA? I just remember specifically in BF2 having this problem before so I simply applied 16xQ using nHancer and it solved everything.

Could this be because of my new monitor? I just upgraded from a 1680x1050 22" to a 1920x1080 23.6".

Examples:

4x and 16x respectively.





Oh and using CS:S Benchmark:

16xQ: 330 FPS
4x MSAA: 374 FPS
N/A: 411 FPS
Edited by Z Naught - 2/21/11 at 3:32pm
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TRSSAA = Transparency SuperSampling AA.

Check the NVCP under Antialiasing - Transparency and you'll see various options. Multisampling will also probably work, but SS is better.
    
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I tried forcing TRSSA in BF2, it didn't work. Not sure why it did back with nHancer.
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I have been told by many in the last 5 yrs or so that i'v asked about it, the game engine is too blame.
Even tried to change profile to another game more aa friendly.either i did it wrong or it did not help.

In some places on certain maps no matter what you set or where you set it aa will not be applied.
park a chopper on grass or dirt you will not see jaggies on chopper shadows but on helipad you will...its wierd.
try to set x4 in game set nvcp to enhance application and set aa 8Q see if it helps.
Edited by cowie - 3/7/11 at 10:46am
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